Make Mint mimic Win 10 look?

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vladtepes
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Make Mint mimic Win 10 look?

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I'll be running Linux Mint in a VM via Virtualbox (in case that matters)

I'd like to make the Linux install in question look as much as possible like windows 10 – including desktop and taskbar icons, start button, and anything else which its possible to change to make it look win 10 like.

Purpose is to annoy Windows scammers. For a bit of fun.

So I also need to ensure that an internet connection is available to the VM, but that it is securely isolated from the Windows host computer.
Tips and tricks welcome.
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you can indeed do that
:lol:
https://www.addictivetips.com/ubuntu-li ... indows-10/
you can even make an LinuxMint system - - look more like an Mac System.

there is also the Zorin Linux System, which has those 'theme' changes - built within it.
https://zorinos.com/
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Thank you :)
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Purpose is to annoy Windows scammers. For a bit of fun.
My first thought was why would you want to do this? Good idea. I've done it the other way round, got a win7 VM setup with a modified cmd.exe (whatever command you enter, it insists on doing a 'virus scan' and blocks anything potentially harmful) and a custom BSOD, fake bank details, etc.. Haven't used it for a couple of months, I wonder why?
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You might try a wallpaper like this:
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I've done exactly this, in part because I needed to set up a public station for guests to use for basic browsing/"Word" functionality. It saves a lot of questions.

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